Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review

It’s true, you’ve got the Galaxy Note to thank for your big phone. When the device hit the scene at IFA 2011, large screens were still a punchline.…

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Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit
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Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit

Ikea’s smart home investments to date have been smart but scattered – now the Swedish home goods brand says it’s going to amp up its smart home bets…

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Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models
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Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models

Apple’s next Apple Watch revision could include new materials for the case, including titanium and ceramic. That’s according to new assets pulled form the latest watchOS beta release,…

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Light Field Lab raises $28 million to rethink the 3D TV
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Light Field Lab raises $28 million to rethink the 3D TV

Although 3D TVs may have grabbed all the headlines a decade ago at CES, the tech never found a useful inroad into consumers’ homes. Not everyone has given…

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Motorola has GoPro aspirations for its latest budget handset
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Motorola has GoPro aspirations for its latest budget handset

Good on Motorola for keeping it interesting. At the end of the day, I’m not sure how large a market there is for a budget “action camera” phone,…

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The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker
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The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker

The New Soundboks is impressive. It has everything: a sturdy housing, Bluetooth, large battery, XLR-inputs and several methods to connect multiple Soundboks. Indoor or out, the New Soundboks…

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Kitty Hawk’s Flyer personal VTOL has now flown over 25,000 times
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Kitty Hawk’s Flyer personal VTOL has now flown over 25,000 times

Flying cars, or at least their functional equivalent, edge closer to reality every day — and startup Kitty Hawk wants you to know it’s putting in the flying…

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These robo-shorts are the precursor to a true soft exoskeleton
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These robo-shorts are the precursor to a true soft exoskeleton

When someone says “robotic exoskeleton,” the power loaders from Aliens are what come to mind for most people (or at least me), but the real things will be…

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Oru’s new foldable kayak weighs under 20 lbs and assembles in just 2 minutes
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Oru’s new foldable kayak weighs under 20 lbs and assembles in just 2 minutes

California-based kayak maker Oru has built a great brand on the strength of its origami-inspired folding kayaks, and now it’s launching its lightest and most portable model yet…

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Why chipmaker Broadcom is spending big bucks for aging enterprise software companies
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Why chipmaker Broadcom is spending big bucks for aging enterprise software companies

Last year Broadcom, a chipmaker, raised eyebrows when it acquired CA Technologies, an enterprise software company with a broad portfolio of products, including a sizable mainframe software tools…

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Misfit releases a new Wear OS smartwatch
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Misfit releases a new Wear OS smartwatch

It’s almost certainly no coincidence that Misfit’s new smartwatch bears more than a passing resemblance to the Fossil devices announced a week or two back. The one-time modular…

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DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal
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DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal

As we noted last month, DJI’s camera stabilizer line began life as an offshoot of the company’s drone offerings. Since then, however, it’s grown into a pretty massive…

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Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December
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Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December

Electronics manufacturers are no doubt breathing a collective sigh of relief this morning at the news that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has delayed tariffs on a…

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$600M Cray supercomputer will tower above the rest — to build better nukes
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$600M Cray supercomputer will tower above the rest — to build better nukes

Cray has been commissioned by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to create a supercomputer head and shoulders above all the rest, with the contract valued at some $600 million.…

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Tesla explodes after crash on Russian highway
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Tesla explodes after crash on Russian highway

A Tesla vehicle involved in a collision burst into flames and exploded on a highway near Moscow last night, local media reported. The occupants were slightly injured, but…

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With warshipping, hackers ship their exploits directly to their target’s mail room
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With warshipping, hackers ship their exploits directly to their target’s mail room

Why break into a company’s network when you can just walk right in — literally? Gone could be the days of having to find a zero-day vulnerability in…

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Applications still open for Hardware Battlefield TC Shenzhen
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Applications still open for Hardware Battlefield TC Shenzhen

We’re still in the hunt for innovative early-stage hardware startup founders. And by that, we mean boundary-pushers, exceptional disrupters and all-around game-changers. If that sounds like you, you…

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There’s a 5G version of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10+ headed for Verizon
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There’s a 5G version of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10+ headed for Verizon

The 5G iPhone isn’t expected until roughly this time next year. But when it comes to the next-gen cellular technology, Samsung has already been there and done that.…

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This is Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and 10+
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This is Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and 10+

Eight years later, the Galaxy Note is undeniable. The original device, unveiled at IFA 2011, seemed unfathomably massive for a handset — all 5.3 inches of it. Nearly…

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Flawed office printers are a silent but serious target for hackers
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Flawed office printers are a silent but serious target for hackers

You probably don’t think too much about your humble office printer. But they’re a prime target for hackers, if any of the dozens of vulnerabilities found by security…

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Flawed office printers are a silent but serious target for hackers
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Flawed office printers are a silent but serious target for hackers

You probably don’t think too much about your humble office printer. But they’re a prime target for hackers, if any of the dozens of vulnerabilities found by security…

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The smartwatch category is growing, as Apple remains dominant
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The smartwatch category is growing, as Apple remains dominant

Last week Samsung and Fossil kicked off the week by announcing new smartwatches. On the same day. At the same time. For a brief moment, it felt like…

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The smartwatch category is growing, as Apple remains dominant
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The smartwatch category is growing, as Apple remains dominant

Last week Samsung and Fossil kicked off the week by announcing new smartwatches. On the same day. At the same time. For a brief moment, it felt like…

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Apple starts selling Mophie’s take on AirPower
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Apple starts selling Mophie’s take on AirPower

There’s no shortage of AirPower knockoffs on the market. Many have been in the works since Apple took the wraps off its in-house version, positioned as more affordable…

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Apple starts selling Mophie’s take on AirPower
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Apple starts selling Mophie’s take on AirPower

There’s no shortage of AirPower knockoffs on the market. Many have been in the works since Apple took the wraps off its in-house version, positioned as more affordable…

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Daily Crunch: Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 10
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Daily Crunch: Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 10

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am…

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This charming little camera prints instantly to receipt paper
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This charming little camera prints instantly to receipt paper

I’m a big instant camera fan, but the film is expensive and the digital printers just aren’t very good. So I was delighted to see this alternative seeking…

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Apple expands its bug bounty, increases maximum payout to $1M
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Apple expands its bug bounty, increases maximum payout to $1M

Apple is finally giving security researchers something they’ve wanted for years: a macOS bug bounty. The technology giant said Thursday it will roll out the bug bounty program…

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The headphone jack dies not with a bang, but a Note
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The headphone jack dies not with a bang, but a Note

Next month marks three years since Apple unceremoniously murdered the headphone jack. Courage. The company was roundly mocked for its own hype, and the intervening product cycles have…

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note gets even larger (and smaller)
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note gets even larger (and smaller)

The first Note was a spectacle. It wasn’t just the reintroduction of the stylus. In 2011, the idea of a 5.3-inch phone was laughable. Around the same time,…

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The Galaxy Book S is Samsung’s Windows-powered answer to the MacBook Air
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The Galaxy Book S is Samsung’s Windows-powered answer to the MacBook Air

We were hoping for at least one surprise during today’s big event. At the end of Unpacked, Samsung debuted the Galaxy Book S, a thin and light system…

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Hardware startup North’s big pivot bet on wearable computing and platform shifts
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Hardware startup North’s big pivot bet on wearable computing and platform shifts

Waterloo, Canada-based hardware startup North is a rare bird when it comes to the tech sector: It began life as an entirely different kind of hardware startup as…

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Fossil releases its latest Wear OS watch
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Fossil releases its latest Wear OS watch

Wear OS’s struggles have not been the result of a lack of trying from all parties. Google’s been trying in earnest to break into the wearables game for…

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Huawei’s in-house OS could show up on phones this year
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Huawei’s in-house OS could show up on phones this year

Huawei has almost certainly been working on a software contingency plan for some time now, prepping for a worst-case scenario. When the U.S. announced that it was blacklisting…

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Nintendo Switch sales are up, even with new models on the way
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Nintendo Switch sales are up, even with new models on the way

Quarterly sales for the Switch remained brisk for Nintendo’s most recent quarterly earnings. The number made a jump from 1.88 to 2.13 million units year over year. Modest,…

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Samsung posts 55.6% drop in second-quarter profit as it copes with weak demand and a trade dispute
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Samsung posts 55.6% drop in second-quarter profit as it copes with weak demand and a trade dispute

As it forecast earlier this month, Samsung reported a steep drop in its second-quarter earnings due to lower market demand for chips and smartphones. The company said its…

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Samsung targets iPad Pro with the Galaxy Tab S6
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Samsung targets iPad Pro with the Galaxy Tab S6

Once again, the rumors proved to be true, with Samsung going straight from the S4 to S6 for its premium tier. Vaguely confusing naming conventions aside (there’s also…

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A closer look at China’s smartphone market
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A closer look at China’s smartphone market

In February 2013, China surpassed the United States to become the world’s largest smartphone market. More than half a decade on, it still proves an elusive target for…

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What to expect from Samsung’s Galaxy Note event
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What to expect from Samsung’s Galaxy Note event

Samsung’s never been particularly good at keeping things under wraps. That’s no doubt, at least in part, by design. The company loves priming the rumor pump ahead of…

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Ikea’s Sonos Symfonisk speakers are available starting today
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Ikea’s Sonos Symfonisk speakers are available starting today

The somewhat zany mash-up of Ikea and Sonos ended up providing great results, in the form of the Symfonisk line of wireless speakers, including the $99 Symfonisk shelf…

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